The 46.1 metre Benetti yacht Mistress is set to be sold at auction on December 5. Currently lying in Southport, Brisbane, the yacht is being sold by Australia-based auction house Lloyds Auctioneers & Valuers.
The auction house previously announced that bidding on the yacht would open at just $1 (AUS). Since then, bids have topped $3 million (AUS).
Prior to the auction, the 1990 Benetti build was sold in March 2021 with a last known asking price of €3,900,000. She is a regular cruiser around Australia's eastern coast, having extensively explored the Whitsunday Islands.
Mistress can accommodate 11 guests in suites comprising five double cabins and one single cabin, and carries a complement of up to 10 crew. She features a charming Zuretti interior with exteriors by Stefano Natucci.
It is understood the yacht is being sold with all of her accessories, which includes a 2021 Aurora V585 centre console, two Jet Skis, scuba gear and electric fishing rods. Other onboard highlights include a gym, sauna and upper deck spa pool.